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The Book Club


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The Wheeler Centre is delighted to partner with the Centre for Adult Education (CAE) Book Groups the largest network of organised book clubs in the country.

The days when reading was thought of as a solitary activity are long gone. Sure, curling up alone with a book is all well and good, but the real fun kicks in when you get a chance to talk about what you’ve read with other book-lovers. In partnership with CAE Book Groups we’re offering our own occasional book club – this is your opportunity to join us to discuss a set book with fellow readers and the incomparable Alan Brough.

Join us for The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery.


Toni Jordan

Toni Jordan is the author of six novels including the international best-seller Addition, Nine Days, which was awarded Best Fiction at the 2012 Indie Awards, and Our Tiny, Useless Hearts (2016), which was longlisted for the International Dublin Literary Award and for the Voss Literary Award. Toni ho... Read more

Stephanie Trigg

Stephanie Trigg is a professor in English at the University of Melbourne. She has published widely and has written or edited several books on medieval and Australian literature. She also publishes a blog. Stephanie holds an Honours Degree and a PhD in English from the Department of English at the Un... Read more

Sean Dooley

Sean Dooley is a Melbourne author who works as a television comedy writer. He has a weekly spot with 3RRR Breakfasters and regularly contributes to The Age and ABC radio about birds, the environment, sport and, well, anything really. His greatest claim to fame is that in 2002 he broke the Australian... Read more

Alan Brough

Alan Brough was born in New Zealand and is quite a bit older than he’d like to be. Alan has always loved books and, from an early age, wanted to be a writer. Then he and his Dad went to see Star Wars and Alan decided that, actually, he really, really, really, really, really wanted to be an act... Read more


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